“They aren’t like McVeigh. In their minds, by storming the Capitol to block the certification of the election results, they weren’t overthrowing democracy. They were saving it.”
It’s easy to look back on this dumpster fire of a year and say “good riddance!” as we close out this painful chapter in our lives. But should we?
Lost in the calm explosiveness of Monday, December 8, 1941 is a promise that has been kept true over the 79 years since a calmly defiant President Franklin Roosevelt stood before a joint session of congress and succinctly requested a war declaration against Japan.
It is with a heart of gratitude that I write this letter. After all, that’s what Thanksgiving is all about, graditude! So I say “Thank You” to all those involved! Thank You, Thank You, Thank You.
President Abraham Lincoln said: “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” Those profound words so eloquently spoken over 150 years ago ring true today.
No pandemic has ever been contained by purposely allowing the disease to spread unabated in the hope that people will develop immunity.
In August, Netflix released their poster for the movie, “Cuties.” When it was met with revulsion and disgust, they apologized and assured everyone it did not faithfully represent their upcoming French Film. They lied.
Families of law enforcement speak out about the current climate of being a law enforcement officer, and what they want the public to know.
Here in the United States, this pandemic has illustrated the breakdown of “community.” This is a war against a deadly microbe that has no political allegiance and knows no borders.
Buying local has a number of good benefits outside of keeping jobs here; it can also help with human rights and lowering pollution.